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February 27, 2021

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Tweed Council rejects Casuarina disability viewing platform

Issues of queue jumping, the allocation of Tweed Shire Council’s resources in both time and money, and responding to...

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Lismore urges REX to reconsider service cancellation

The regional airline Regional Express (REX) announced yesterday that five services, including its Lismore service, would cease once government support through the RANS program is discontinued at the end of March.

‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

Will the Lennox Park pavilion survive?

Ballina Shire Council will today debate the future of the Lennox Park pavilion/dressing shed, which is slated for removal as part of the Lennox Village Vision concept plan.

Stop motion animators needed

Northern Rivers Community Gallery in Ballina is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced digital animators with demonstrated experience...

Jaimini hut

Margot Hays, Bangalow I would like to voice my opinion regarding the hut structure at Belongil where Jaimini sits and...

Editorial – Ewingsdale development creep rejected by residents

A petition of 294 signatures against rezoning Ewingsdale farmland to commercial use will be presented to councillors for their upcoming Thursday meeting.

Tursa Employment & Training

Some of the helpful staff at Tursa Training & Employment Mullumbimby
Some of the helpful staff at Tursa Employment & Training Mullumbimby

Tursa Employment & Training currently operates in the area from Nambucca Heads (Coffs Harbour) to Oxenford (Southport) providing employment and training services from 25 conveniently located offices that are open 5 days a week from 8.30am – 5pm to assist job seekers and business.

TURSA is a not-for-profit, regional organisation committed to its region and the community.

TURSA provides assistance to help businesses employ workers and to help job seekers get jobs. Assistance which is available includes Job Services Australia, Disability Employment Services at Mullumbimby, Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay & Ballina offices, OHS training, wage subsidies, training, appropriate work clothing, and fares assistance. TURSA is prepared to consider any reasonable request that helps business and workers.

TURSA’s Area Manager in Ballina, Leisa Hawkey said, ‘Tursa Employment & Training is now able with the current Job Services Australia & Disability Employment Services contracts, to provide opportunities for better and more targeted services to clients and the business community.’

At TURSA they are all about ‘Connecting Abilities’

Tursa Employment & Training

Ph: 1800 670 914

Offices in Brunswick Heads, Mullumbimby & Byron Bay

Website: www.tursa.com.au

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Bringing down the heat in our ‘hood

How well we survive the future depends on our vision for our towns and suburbs – and on how we bring that vision about.

Resilience through biodiversity and awareness

The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow will be in Brunswick Heads this Saturday, as part of a series of events across the region tackling the question: ‘How do we create more resilient communities in 2021?’

Housing affordability on agenda at Ballina

With the housing crisis worsening in Ballina and across the Northern Rivers, councillors agreed that something had to be done about the problem at their meeting yesterday.

Final stage of Lismore Base Hospital gets underway

The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital refurbishment.